Solid Waste & Recycling


  • EXHIBITORS (AS OF JULY 31, 1998)

    September 1, 1998 by Solid Waste & Recycling

    1998 RCO CONFERENCE AND TRADE SHOW OCTOBER 6-8, 1998A -1 Products241 Clarence StBrampton Ontario L6W 4P2tel: 905-451-4800 fax: 905-451-9977Cathy Tedesco, Sales RepresentativeBOOTH #415Recycling contai…

  • Red Tape and the Transboundary Business

    September 1, 1998 by Robert G. Power, LL.B.

    The transboundary movement of municipal and industrial, commercial, and institutional (IC&I) waste is about to become further entangled by more red tape and fees. Bill C-32 will soon replace the exist…

  • Not a Penny for Paint

    September 1, 1998 by Guy Crittenden

    Something that comes to mind when you tour TCR Environmental Corp.’s waste processing plant in Aylmer Ontario (between Toronto and London) is the old engineering adage “not a penny for paint,” meaning…

  • "Real" Markets for Recycled Plastic: A Western Perspective

    September 1, 1998 by Helen Spiegelman

    Attendees of the 1998 conference of the Recycling Council of British Columbia (RCBC) got an earful of woe about recycling markets. The long-term viability of recycling programs is at stake–not only m…

  • He who pays the piper…

    September 1, 1998 by Solid Waste & Recycling

    (This letter addresses the author of and concepts presented in the “Source Reduction” article in the April/May issue.) In 1980, when the B.C. Ministry of Environment was calling the tune, Michael J. H…

  • Upstream to Diversion

    September 1, 1998 by Usman Valiante

    While waste diversion may or may not be a worthy environmental objective in itself, environmental protection surely is. In a life-cycle approach (which considers factors such as resource and energy us…

  • Fun with Numbers (September 01, 1998)

    September 1, 1998 by Guy Crittenden

    Okay, kids, today’s editorial is about “fun with numbers.”You know what numbers are, don’t you? They’re those tricky little digits that make writing about curbside recycling so tremendously challengin…

  • The Composting Council of Canada

    September 1, 1998 by Susan Antler

    Driven by the need to address the conservation of natural resources, the management of landfill space, the restoration of soil quality, and the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions, a new industry–c…

  • Canadian Solid Waste Expo Update

    September 1, 1998 by Guy Crittenden

    Readers of this magazine will be interested to learn that the new trade show being produced for the Canadian market in December is showing early signs of success. It’s quite extraordinary that, more t…